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Good-Faith Enforcement & NORA Celebrates 20 Years

The September Government Affairs update includes items from OSHA, MSHA, big picture research and hurricane recovery efforts.

 
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09/30/2017 1:00 AM

OSHA Top 10 Remains Familiar

On Sept. 26, 2017, OSHA announced its preliminary list (as of Sept. 5, 2017) of the 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for the 2017 fiscal year. Topping the list again this year are fall protection (1), hazard communication (2) and scaffolding (3).

 

NHTSA Seeking Comments on Automated Driving Systems

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is asking for comments on the agency's voluntary guidance on automated driving systems, Automated Driving Systems: A Vision for Safety.

 
09/22/2017 3:56 PM

OSHA Inspectors to Assess "Good-Faith Efforts" in Early Days of Silica Enforcement

In a memo issued Sept. 20, 2017, Thomas Galassi, acting deputy assistant secretary of labor, informed regional administrators that although the Respirable Crystalline Silica construction standard (29 CFR 1926.1153), becomes enforceable on Sept. 23, 2017, compliance officers are, for the first 30 days of enforcement, to evaluate good-faith efforts taken by employers in their attempts to meet the new construction silica standard.

 
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09/13/2017 1:00 PM

OSHA Proposes to Extend Deadline for Crane Operator Certification

OSHA issued a notice of proposed rulemaking to extend for the second time the deadline for compliance with the crane operator certification and competency requirements. Originally, the certification and compliance parts were extended until November 2014; then prior to the effective date, OSHA extended the provisions until November 2017. The new proposed deadline is Nov. 10, 2018.

 
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09/06/2017 1:45 PM

OSHA Reform Blueprint

ASSE has developed an "OSHA Reform Blueprint" with ASSE's government affairs priorities and a vision for how OSHA can improve in a time of political change.

 
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08/23/2017 1:23 PM

ASSE Members: Weigh in on Sustainability Standard

Global Reporting Initiative is seeking feedback from OSH professionals on proposed updates to GRI 403: Occupational Health and Safety. The comment period is open through Oct. 9, 2017, and ASSE members are encouraged to review the standard and submit feedback.

 
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08/16/2017 1:00 PM

NIOSH Report Highlights Second Decade of the National Occupational Research Agenda

NIOSH has released National Occupational Research Agenda: Second Decade in Review | 2006-2016, a new publication that highlights ten years of OSH research and accesses its impact. At the end of each decade of National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA), NIOSH reviews NORA’s contributions toward improving OSH and transferring the new knowledge into practice.

 
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GA Update: E-Recordkeeping Launches, NIOSH Weaves PtD Into LEED Certification, the House Stands For the CSB

E-Recordkeeping Launches, NIOSH Weaves PtD Into LEED Certification, the House Stands For the CSB

 
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08/11/2017 1:00 PM

Struck-by Hazards Are a Leading Cause of Fatal, Nonfatal Construction Injuries, CPWR Says

Struck-by hazards were a leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries in construction from 2011 to 2015, says a new quarterly data report from The Center for Construction Research and Training. During this time period, 804 construction workers died from struck-by injuries, which is more than any other major industry, the report says.

 
 
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